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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: Help Docs & Proprietary Documentation
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:50:06 GMT

On 10 November 2011 15:26, Danese Cooper <> wrote:
> You'll want to ask Andrew Rist.

I thought I just did :-)

> D
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts <>wrote:
>> During the last year of OOo @ Oracle, a lot of rather good material
>> was created to help/train users fresh (or forgetful) to
>> and Oracle Open Office. This material as created by Oracle was
>> proprietary: O owned it.
>> So, my query. What has become of it? It has little value, as far as I
>> can tell, for Oracle, at this point. But it would prove immensely
>> useful for many constituting the OOo (now AOO, I'd guess) ecosystem.
>> (Building that ecosystem was one of my primary tasks, and I like to
>> think I did fairly well at it.)
>> Does anyone know what happened to the material? And, if Apache now has
>> it, can we license it or simply permit it for ecosystem use under the
>> appropriate conditions and license? My preference would be to make all
>> training and educational material free (in all senses) and to
>> recuperate costs with actual services provided.
>> Thanks
>> Louis

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